ok well im the biggest newb of all time to linux.
i have SuSE 9.1 linux OS. i have got my 3d acceleration working, i have got my sound working, everything is working, i even have windows xp as my duel OS, so you ask whats your problem then? well here it is, i have no clue on how to install games and other stuff, i am a heavy gamer *i know linux is not the best choice for gaming, but thats why i have windows xp as my dual OS* i have no freaken clue what im doing half the time in linux, and plz dont refear me to some link, as i will only get more confussed, you must talk to me as if i knew nothing of linux OS, as if you where speaken french to an english man. i have this thing called legacy doom_141_ linux.tar.gz and its a game i want to install and play, i am very skilled with windows so i have no clue wot this is... i have unzipped it *unGzipped... untarzipped????* and when i click on the little thing that looks like a blue COG that says llxdoom *thinking it was the exe* nothing happens... what did i do wrong, do i need to download some things that i am missing? i have run the updates from YAST *62 updates DANG!* and got all the updates. plz help! ive gone for 3 days now no sleep trying to get anything out of SuSE *DID I download the wrong version of linux for my wants? i do do alot of "creative creating" using various programs like photoshop 8 cs and stuff* plz tell me if you need anymore info on my OS or system to help me
My comps specs
Duel OS Win XP sp1 and linux SuSE 9.1 *thats all i know for the name of SuSSE*
Nvida Gforce 3 graphics card *i got the update so my card is working dine with 3D excel*
750mhz *was a 800 but i put in a 1000mhz chip, but sadly my mobo is FREQ locked so i cant upgrade... still using Sdram "shivers"*
and thats all i can type for now *to tired to think of soundcard model and other stuff*